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NIGERIA VOTE CHALLENGE: Nigeria is preparing to inaugurate President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday. Challengers in last month's election are in court contesting the result and alleging vote fraud.
NIGERIA/HEALTH: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has commended Nigeria for investing in women's and children's health, as he began a two-day trip to Africa's most populous country.
SOUTH KOREA PIRATES: A South Korean court opened a trial Monday for four of five Somali pirates captured during a raid on a hijacked ship in the Arabian sea.
SUDAN ABYEI: The United Nations is demanding Sudan's government withdraw its troops from the disputed and oil-rich Abyei region.
S. AFRICA/MANDELA: Former South African president Nelson Mandela is visiting his home village, on his first trip outside Johannesburg since being hospitalized in January.
ZIMBABWE PROPAGANDA: Following a summit of theSouthern African Development Community (SADC) in Namibia last Friday, the pro ZANU-PF state media launched a massive propaganda campaign claiming President Robert Mugabe scored a victory at the meeting because SADC postponed any hearings on Zimbabwe until next month in South Africa as President Jacob Zuma, who has been critical of Zanu PF recently, could not attend.
INDIA/AFRICA: India's prime minister has started a six-day visit to Africa as his country seeks stronger economic ties with the continent.
SUDAN: The U.N. mission in Sudan reports burning and looting in the contested town of Abyei, which north Sudanese forces seized two days ago.
RWANDA: Rwanda's government says it “strongly rejects” allegations by British police that it is looking to assassinate two Rwandan dissidents living in London.
LIBYA: The European Union has opened a diplomatic office in the Libyan rebels' eastern stronghold of Benghazi. The event comes amid a stepped-up NATO campaign against Libya's Gadhafi regime.